Sunday, June 13, 2010

UALC Participates in Utah's Library Snapshot Day

On Monday April 12, 2010 the Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC) participated in “Snapshot 2010-One Day in the Life of Utah Libraries," Along with the Utah State Library (USL), Utah Library Association (ULA), the Utah Educational Library Media Association (UELMA, and other organizations, participants attempted to showcase what happens in a single day in libraries across the state.

120 Utah libraries participated and submitted over 300 pictures of students and patrons using the library. In just one day approximately 100,000 people visited these libraries, more than 120,000 items were borrowed, internet computers were used around 20,000 times, library staff fielded over 6,000 reference questions, and more than 11,000 people attended library programs and activities.